MACHILIPATNAM

  • Andhra Pradesh: Police arrests 23 gamblers to curb cockfight betting January 13, 2014

    Machilipatnam: In an effort to curb betting on cockfights, the Andhra Pradesh Police on Monday arrested 23 people and recovered Rs 4.30 lakh from them, a senior police official said. The Krishna district police also formed special team to detect cockfights on which gambling bets worth lakhs of rupees are placed,...
  • Two killed in rainrelated incidents as cyclone Helen hits Andhra coast November 22, 2013

    Two persons were killed and crops in 1.5 lakh hectares were damaged in Andhra Pradesh on Friday under the impact of cyclonic storm Helen, which has now weakened into a "deep depression". The two persons died in separate rainrelated incidents, disaster management commissioner C Parthasarathi said. Coastal districts of East Godavari, West...
  • AP: Rains in Machilipatnam, cyclone Helen to hit coast today November 22, 2013

    Hyderabad: Barely a month after facing the fury of severe cyclone Phailin, Andhra Pradesh coastline is yet again bracing to face cyclone Helen, expected to make its landfall in Krishna district on Friday afternoon. Weather officials say the cyclonic system is moving at a slow pace and will reach the...
  • AP: DRDO to set up Missile Test Range in Machilipatnam November 25, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Defence Research and Development Organisation is planning to set up a long range missile testing centre at coastal Machilipatnam in Andhra Pradesh, a top official said in Hyderabad on Saturday. DRDO chief VK Saraswat said the organization has resolved issues with the Ministry of Petroleum as the area where...
  • Three prisoners attempt suicide in AP jail August 17, 2012

    Machilipatnam: Three undertrial prisoners allegedly attempted suicide in the subjail in Machilipatnam in Andhra Pradesh, police said on Friday. According to Machilipatnam Subjail Superintendent V Durga Rao the trio B Ashok Chakravarthy, Sonti Durga Rao and V Sivakumar tried to end their life on Thursday night by consuming broken...